Who We Are

Supporting People With Disabilities Since 1963.

Founded in 1963 as Albany ARC (Advocacy Resource Center), The Arc of Southwest Georgia is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with disabilities and their caregivers. By always putting people first, ARC has grown to become one of the largest and most successful private-provider agencies in Georgia. Our organization believes that all individuals, regardless of disabilities or exceptional needs, have strengths, abilities, and inherent value and should experience the same opportunities, rights and freedoms as inclusive members of the community.

Mission

Our mission at the Arc of Southwest Georgia is simple: create life-changing solutions for people with disabilities.

Vision

We envision a world where people of all abilities can experience the same opportunities, rights, and freedoms as inclusive members of the community.

Purpose

Our purpose is dignity, personal freedom, and acceptance. Continually helping persons with disabilities is the goal of our organization.

Counties We Serve

The Arc of Southwest Georgia holds CARF accreditation in the following programs: Mental Health, Residential, Adult Day, & Project ARC.

What We Believe

We believe all individuals, regardless of disabilities or exceptional needs, have strengths, abilities, and inherent value and should experience the same opportunities, rights and freedoms as inclusive members of the community.

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Supporting families across Southwest Georgia.